Scholz refused to supply Ukraine with weapons for strikes against Russia

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz. Archive photo

Germany will not supply weapons to Ukraine for attacks on Russia, said the German Chancellor Olaf Scholz. It quoted T-Online.

According to the head of the government in Berlin will act to avoid further escalation of the conflict.”The President of the USA Joe Biden put it quite clearly: he said he would not supply weapons, which you can use to fire at the territory of Russia. I believe that this principle should be followed everything else. We will not act alone and will always focus on what our allies,” said Scholz.

Earlier Scholz said that Germany will continue to supply weapons to Ukraine and reiterated the government announced the transfer of Kiev anti-aircraft Gepard self-propelled guns, howitzers air defense system Iris-T with the special radar. According to the head of the German foreign Ministry Annalena of Berbak, delivery Iris-T needs to happen in the coming weeks.

Russia from 24 February to conduct military operation on denazification and demilitarization of Ukraine. Vladimir Putin called it the task of “protecting people, who for eight years harassed, genocide by the Kiev regime”. According to the President, the ultimate aim is the liberation of Donbass and the creation of conditions that guarantee the security of Russia itself.

Against this background, the US and its NATO allies have continued to pump arms Ukraine. President Joe Biden signed into law the lend-lease military assistance to Kiev allocated tens of billions of dollars. Moscow, for its part, has repeatedly said that the supply Western arms only prolong the conflict, and the transport of weapons becomes a legitimate target for the Russian army.